November 8, 2014 will be a day remembered for the Douglas High Girls Athletics program! The photos will speak for themselves… Two Regional Champions crowned just hours apart, Girls Soccer and Volleyball… and plenty of smiles to go around!! Congrats ladies!! Good luck at State!
Douglas High Athletics Photos
One more for Douglas!! down in Vegas… State Champion… Lindsay Adams took her second State Cross Country Championship! Congrats! Sorry for the year old photo… don’t have a newer one…
And last, but not least, the North Valleys Boys Soccer team won the NIAA Northern Region Championship today defeating Galena 2-0. Here’s one shot from that game with my remote goal cam… kinda fun!
North Valleys Boys Soccer Photo Gallery
It’s been a busy busy week (more in a few days, the week isn’t over yet…)… but I got to catch the NIAA Regional Girls Soccer match on Thursday night at Carson High between the Spanish Springs High Cougars and the Douglas High Tigers… The Douglas girls started quick, as in 19 seconds into the game they fired their first shot on goal… Douglas walked a way with a 4-1 win and ended with most of their starters resting on the bench. Douglas will play Galena who went into penalty kicks (so they played the equivalent of an extra half of play… then kicks…) against Bishop Manogue. The Regional Championship will be at Damonte Ranch High School at Noon on Saturday, November 8, 2014.
Here are a few shots from the night…
Sometimes you make mistakes… but sometimes it comes pretty cool… well in a photo geeky kinda way I guess! 🙂
I liked the “drive” of the players here… I can feel them moving… 🙂I’ve been shooting McKenna for quite a few years and there’s no doubt she’s a goal scorer, look at the focus on watching the ball… need to show all the youth players this… watching the ball as you strike through it… you hit it well, you’ll have plenty of time to celebrate it going in the goal… just as it did here!
Looking forward to the Regional Championship on Saturday!
I’m in a unique position on the Carson High sidelines. I get to see, hear and experience things that few people do and these season ending posts are sometimes difficult for me to write. I want to say something worth reading, maybe even something profound…
I’m want to remind you of the the title you earned through gritty determination and hard work this season.
Andy Cooper posted this photo on Facebook at the beginning of the season… I’m posting it again, it’s worth showing again, this is what the Reno Gazette Journal thought you’d do…It’s funny to me looking back at this article, I remember standing on the sidelines after the rain had fallen… as you were beating McQueen, thinking to myself, “… you’re going to go far this season… it’s going to be a fun season!”… and look! Sierra League Champions (4-0) and the Regional Championship game! Well done fellas!
Here are a few images from the Regional Championship night…
Again, my buddy Ron Harpin was there too, check out his gallery… http://www.rahphotosnv.com/Carson-Football-vs-Reed
An early reception by Alan Cohen… maybe a sign of things to come… Coach Roman always “throwing” something new in to try to confuse the defense. … a touchdown reception… again Alan Cohen… My buddy Ron (link to his gallery to come soon…) is on the other sidelines getting this from the front side…I certainly will say that I don’t know the rules all that well for Football… but some the proverbial ball didn’t seem to be bouncing Carson’s way last night… here however was one of a couple occasions that it did… Joey’s signal says it all. First Down Carson!
Nevin Elliot, the Carson Battering Ram… Reed’s big (did I mention Reed was big?) boys still couldn’t hold Nevin down…
Chase after his touchdown reception…
If you’ve been following my posts here you know I like to show that not everything always works out… and well… here you go… Chase Blueberg’s touchdown reception… if you see the series you’ll see that this is indeed Chase… and the previous photo was the celebration after the touchdown… HOWEVER… the catch… well… and you know that shot above with Alan that I have from behind the end zone… my buddy Ron has the ball in the air and the ref’s backside hiding it all… sometimes it just doesn’t matter how many cameras you have pointed at the play… 🙂
What a night for basketball! Carson High is an amazing place for basketball. I shoot there most often but you don’t really get a sense of the place until you get a packed house like Saturday night for the NIAA Northern Regional Championships… great fun!!
Scroll down for the boys… 🙂
The girls tipped off at 4:00 PM and the game was fast and furious… then Reno’s point guard, Gigi Hascheff put her mark on the game… 22 of Reno’s 65 points to be exact!
Reno’s 3rd/4th quarter 19-3 run sealed the deal…. Reno 65 Manogue 45 No question, Morse Burley Gym at Carson High is an AMAZING place for a basketball game when the place is packed… the fans chanting, the parents even at one point standing up to the cheers of the student section, what an amazing atmosphere… unfortunately for the Senators, Saturday night was the Hug Hawks night. Carson jumped out to an early lead but the SIGNIFICANT grind the Hawks put on defensively at the end the Senators couldn’t hold on. What a run by the Senators to end the season…
When you’ve covered a team all season, you try to come up with something new, some new angle, something… I’ve been waiting all school year for this shot (starting with volleyball…)… I LOVE being at an sporting event and hearing our National Anthem, to me, it’s one of the very best moments in sports in America. I’m sure it’s this way to other countries but this is a very special moment, particularly when I know we have friends on duty right now defending our Country so we can enjoy these games. This one’s for you Chris Wolfe….Look, it’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Brady showing us some action! 🙂My “behind the backboard” camera is at the east end (stage end…) of the gym… so I missed Carson’s big first half with the two remote cameras…
The second half Carson had to fight for every bucket… Alan here working inside… against two Hug defenders
In the category of “something different”… And then Sam Williams’ dunk in the first half… Three angles! (if you look by the scorers table you can see me in this first one…).Unfortunatlely, the camera that was IN my hands is the one that is out of focus for one angle. The good and bad of single point auto focus with cameras these days… the camera focuses so quick that it grabbed the blue curtain for the first few shots in this series (in the Hug High gallery…)… the other two cameras I lock the focus, so I set it and it doesn’t change….
Hug working their inside game….Good luck to the Reno Huskies Girls and the Hug Hawk Boys next week down in Vegas!
See you out at the courts next year! Thanks for an exciting season!
After two great semifinal games… the 2013 Boys NIAA Northern Regional Championship will see the hometown Carson Senators taking on the visiting Hug Hawks!
In front of a packed house…!!! I was expecting two great games… four teams to show up and put it all out there… and that’s exactly what I got! 🙂 Thank you fellas!! Check out more from each team in the galleries… here’s a few from the night…
Don’t think for a minute that McQueen just let Carson have a free basket!
I cover Carson a lot… this is my favorite photo of Matt Nolan… if you know Matt, you’ll understand why. To me this is just Matt being Matt… 🙂
A Carson High Cheerleader… with good reason to smile! They’re headed to the Regional Championship!
Galena had to fight for EVERY point against Hug… The Hawks were too much for Galena tonight. Mr. Sam doin’ his thing!